Eastern Papua Carnival into finals

first_img10.00 PRESENTATION VS VS VS LATAMA WOMENS VS POOLS VS VS VS MAIYELA AVIS KERI VS 2.00 12.00 10.00 2.00 WG5 WINNER MG13 OF 2017 AWARDS STEVENS LIONS 1.00 BISINI 2 8.00    MG11 MG14 MG10 SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2017 – FINALSBAVA PARK 10900 3.00 WINNER MG8 WINNER MG8 VS MG12 MG12 WINNER GREENLINEScenter_img POM KINITA SIMLA GRAND FINAL 2.00 1100 4.30 MISIMA FOSA 1 VS MAIYELA 1 TEAM POM OKEBOMA 1 WINNER WG6 VS 12.00 8.00 WG6 WG5 WINNER MG9 TEAM MASTERS WINNER SIMLA MASTERS SOLGEN VS MENS MG14 “Everything is set and ready to go. We’re looking forward to it. It will be another fun two days of football so I appeal to families to come out and enjoy the show,” said EPC president, Bede Tomokita.The draw:SATURDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2017BAVA PARK 2TIME TOGS TIGERS (MEN) VS REST OF THE WORLD  (W/MEN) MG9 GRAND FINAL Prize money: Men’s – 1st place – K7,000, 2nd place – K3,000, Women’s – 1st place – K5,000, 2nd place – K1,500last_img read more

Durant staying with Golden State

first_imgThe Warriors officially confirmed the 29-year-old would be staying with the franchise on Saturday, though terms of the deal were not released.Since ending his spell with the Oklahoma City Thunder to join Golden State, Durant has secured two straight Finals MVP awards while helping them claim back-to-back titles.Warriors general manager Bob Myers told reporters in mid-June he would offer the nine-time All -Star whatever contract he wanted.”I just want him to sign a deal,” Myers told the media. “[I] Want him to be happy and want him to know we want him as long as he wants to be here.”Durant averaged 26.4 points and 6.8 rebounds in the 2017-18 season.The Dubs have re-signed @KDTrey5 Press Release » https://t.co/zMH2anUVoS pic.twitter.com/d3IN5MYpGo— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) July 7, 2018 Photo Getty Images. Caption: Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durantlast_img read more

Lassiter finally breaks 3-point shooting funk

first_imgMarcio Lassiter. PBA IMAGESMarcio Lassiter just told himself to keep on shooting the way elite shooters do.After misfiring in the first two games of the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, the 30-year-old sniper finally halted his struggles and found the bottom of the net.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Lassiter said San Miguel shouldn’t take its foot off the gas pedal as it shoots for a 3-1 lead on Wednesday.“This is a pivotal game. It puts us closer to our final goal, but that doesn’t stop there,” he said. “We still have to come out with the same intensity or even more on Game 4. We want to put more pressure on TNT. Tonight, I think we got an all-around effort from everyone tonight.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next A dream fulfilled for Christian Rhodes celebrates birthday leading SMB to crucial win Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Swing Out Sister back to PH this April Gerald: Just because I’ve been bashed doesn’t mean I’d stop working End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For Ina, portraying a zombie is like an ‘out-of-body experience’ LATEST STORIES Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Shooting 0-of-11 from downtown in Games 1 and 2, Lassiter finally drilled his first trey in the championship series, sinking the opening bucket of the game from the left corner, before making his second one in the second quarter.“When it went in? I didn’t think about it. All great shooters go through it. Ray Allen went through the same thing, Steph Curry went through the same thing, Klay Thompson too. So all I can do is just to keep shooting,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new groundThough the Fil-Am swingman finished on a 2-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc, Lassiter’s 16 points and seven assists were to boost his confidence as he found ways to be effective despite the KaTropa’s defense locked in on him in the Beermen’s 109-97 Game 3 victory.“TNT loves to pressure me from the perimeter. I was just looking for ways for me to attack. They want me out of the offense, so it gives opportunities for other players. I’m just finding ways to attack, be more aggressive tonight and it helped me for tonight’s game,” he said. Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ View comments 7 NPA members surrender in Isabela provincelast_img read more

England, Slovakia top UEFA Group F

first_imgSlovakia won a three-way fight for second place in Group F of European qualifying for next year’s World Cup, thanks to a 3-0 victory over Malta and the 2-2 draw between Slovenia and Scotland yesterday. England, which were already sure of first place and an automatic berth in the tournament in Russia, beat Lithuania 1-0 to conclude an undefeated campaign with 26 points from a possible 30. Slovakia finished ahead of Scotland on goal difference and must wait to see if it has clinched a place in the play-offs, containing the eight best runners-up from the nine groups. The group stage finishes tomorrow. The Scots started the final round in second place and would have guaranteed a play-off spot with a victory in Ljubliana. They went 1-0 up through Leigh Griffiths, then equalised for 2-2 in the 88th through Robert Snodgrass. Bostjan Cesar’s red card in injury time left Slovenia a man down for the final three minutes, but Scotland couldn’t find a winner. Slovakia had it easy, as expected, against Malta as Adam Nemec scored twice and Ondrej Duda added a third goal. Harry Kane scored England’s winner against Lithuania. – APlast_img read more

Simba with tough Tunisia date after loss

first_img0Shares0000Kennedy Moseti beats Uganda’s Chris Lubanga in the first leg of the Elgon Cup in Nairobi. PHOTO/Raymond MokhayaNAIROBI, June 15 –The national 15s team have to beat Tunisia by a big margin to revive their chances of reclaiming the Africa Cup after beginning their campaign with a dispiriting 28-20 loss away to Zimbabwe in Harare over the weekend.The Sables were once again a bridge too far for Simba who have been left with an uphill task of steamrolling Tunisia on June 28 in Nairobi with former head coach Michael’ Tank’ Otieno believing the Harare reversed dampened their bid to snatch the title from World Cup-bound Namibia. Subsequently, Simba dropped a place in the latest world rankings to settle at 30th with Zimbabwe sitting still on 26.The Sables were leading 14-0 after quarter of an hour before Jerome Paarwater charges stormed back through KCB RFC’s Darwin Mukizda who grounded a try and scored a penalty to level the clash 17-17 at the break.“The Africa Cup is very competitive and tight because it’s not played on home and away basis and losing to Zimbabwe has put us in a tight situation where we must beat Tunisia by a big margin to ease pressure when we visit Namibia.“The loss to Zimbabwe has messed our chances of reclaiming the title but one thing we must avoid is finishing fourth that will see us relegated to Division B,” Otieno, who coached KCB RFC to three back-to-back Kenya Cup titles told Capital Sport.The Kenyatta University’s Black Blad head coach believes Kenya has a compact squad that if natured well will qualify for 2019 World Cup after Zimbabwe ended their dream of qualifying for this year’s edition last year.“If they can stretch Zimbabwe to 20 points then it’s not a bad squad. We can do even better in future tournaments,” Otieno added.With the likes of Mukidza coming up well after earning his full international test debut over Portugal where Kenya won 41-15, Paarwater is confident his charges will bounce back against promoted side Tunisia who suffered a 14-22 loss to Namibia.“People must take note about the quality rugby the guys are playing. Both sides displayed great running rugby and I expected the result to go either way,” the South African noted.Elsewhere, with defending champions Kenya ‘A’ heading to Kampala on Saturday with a three point first-leg lead in the Elgon Cup, Otieno was positive Mitch Ochola’s charges will retain the regional title.“It’s a big step seeing a second Kenyan team pushing Uganda to the wall. It will be very nice if we defend the title at their back yard. For the lioness it’s going to be difficult because they played very well here.”The Simba arrived in the country on Sunday and will resume camp Tuesday to prepare for Tunisia.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

FIFA to discuss Chelsea doctor case

first_imgThey have since been excluded from the team bench by Mourinho and have consulted lawyers.Carneiro and Fearn’s medical intervention — called on by Hazard and the referee — reduced Chelsea to nine players as goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had already been sent off. An angry Mourinho called it “impulsive and naive”.FIFA’s top medical experts have already backed Carneiro and FIFA’s medical commission is expected to issue a statement backing the Chelsea doctor after a meeting on Friday.“You would expect me to support the team doctor,” said medical commission chairman Michel D’Hooghe, a longstanding FIFA executive member, when he announced it would be discussed.Mary O’Rourke, one of Britain’s top medical lawyers who has been involved in landmark cases on football injuries, said FIFA would back the 41-year-old Carneiro.“It is an important point of principle,” she said on the sidelines of the Soccerex convention in Manchester.“I would like to see the message go round the world — and I think you will see FIFA on Friday saying the same — they did nothing wrong because their duty was to the player as a patient, their duty was to the referee,” O’Rourke said.“Their job in the club is to look after the players, and not to run the team and not to be tactically aware.”O’Rourke said clubs have to be even more wary of injuries after the Peter Cech case at Chelsea and Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Loris’s recent concussion.But the leading barrister said there were signs that a settlement is being discussed without the need for court proceedings by Carneiro or an apology by Mourinho.“I don’t think you need to say that Mourinho has to apologise. I think you get the message out there if you have the pair of them back out there on the bench.“We don’t need to start making people eat humble pie or anything. It is a recognition that they did nothing wrong.”– ‘heat of the moment’ –O’Rourke said the referee had to call on a doctor after Hazard signalled his injury. She said that in rugby union, referees have been sued for not bringing on medical assistance.The lawyer said Mourinho’s comments had were “heat of the moment” after a game that Chelsea should have won and had “not been thought through”.“As much as one understands the passion of the manager or a coach, or their needs, you have to at the end of the day prioritise the player, because apart from anything else if the player sues he is not suing the manager he is suing the doctor and the physio.”O’Rourke said there signs that Chelsea wanted to “mend” its relationship with the doctor.“Some situations are not mendable. This one may not be.“You should take something from it that Chelsea have said nothing and that Eva Carneiro has said nothing — there may well be a will to see if this situation can be mended.”O’Rourke, who has written widely about football injury cases, said it was disappointing that the Football Association and Premier League have not spoken about the case. But she said it could be a sign that both are in contact with Chelsea.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reacts during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain, 16 August 2015. PHOTO/EFEMANCHESTER, September 8- FIFA’s medical commission will this week discuss Jose Mourinho’s battle with Chelsea club doctor Eva Carneiro amid growing pressure for a settlement by the English Premier League Champions.Mourinho has refused to back down from criticism of Carneiro and head physio Jon Fearn after they went on the pitch to treat Eden Hazard in the 2-2 home draw with Swansea last month.last_img read more

Latino churches turn to English to reach new members

first_imgIn some cases, the greater English emphasis has contributed to a growing phenomenon: evangelical Protestant megachurches drawing crowds in the thousands that aren’t white and suburban, but Latino and anchored in the inner city. Latino churches are part of the United States’ long tradition of religious congregations bonded by common ethnicity or language. While Italian and Irish Catholic parishes and other examples have largely faded from view, Latino churches are poised to endure thanks to high birth rates, close proximity to Latin America and the sheer numbers of people seeking a better life here. “The precedent churches are setting by preserving the Spanish language while breaking down ethnic differences and encouraging the use of English is really at the vanguard of where the United States is heading,” said Anthony Stevens-Arroyo, a Brooklyn College professor emeritus and co-author of “Recognizing the Latino Resurgence in American Religion.” “The definition of the United States as a great white Protestant nation is really up for grabs, and churches are doing an excellent job of preserving people’s identity and at the same time helping them function in contemporary society.” The glue – the thing that allows churches like the Carpenter’s House to flourish as a multiethnic mosaic of Mexicans, Hondurans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Colombians – has been the Spanish language. Yet as the children of immigrants grow up, churches are recognizing that it’s either bolster Spanish with English or give up on the future. A survey earlier this year by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found that 77 percent of first-generation, churchgoing Hispanics in the United States choose churches with Hispanic clergy, Spanish-language services and a mostly Hispanic congregation. But as Latinos become more established in this country, the hold loosens: 53 percent of second-generation Latinos attend ethnic congregations, while the numbers drop to 42 percent for the third generation and higher. The Carpenter’s House sits in a red-brick building just off a busy intersection in Humboldt Park, a northside Chicago neighborhood that is predominantly Hispanic but gentrifying. The Rev. Isaias Mercado, the son of Puerto Rican musicians, grew up in the neighborhood and founded the church four years ago in a Boys and Girls Club as a place of worship primarily in Spanish. Raised in Pentecostal churches, he began counseling at a methadone clinic and earned a master’s in divinity and a doctorate in ministry from Chicago’s McCormick Theological Seminary, part of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Church members proudly call their pastor “Dr. Mercado.” To them, his credentials speak to the church’s emphasis on self-improvement, evidence that anyone can “go to a different level,” as Mercado says, with faith and hard work. Mercado, 40, added an English service three months ago, hoping the church will become not only multicultural but multiracial, drawing African Americans and whites from the neighborhood. He also said he was listening to market forces – the people wanted it. “It speaks to the fact that there is this Latino culture that is already having deep roots in North America,” he said. Walter Rubio was born and raised in Guatemala and moved to the United States when he was 12, in awe of bologna and Doritos. Now raising his own family, Rubio attends English services at the Carpenter’s House. “It’s simple,” said the 35-year-old construction worker. “My son and my daughter, they lean more toward English. If they understand it better, they get a better blessing.” Mercado acknowledges one risk to separate services in English and Spanish: a house divided. To keep the communities from splintering, he holds a joint bilingual service every three months. Some second- and third-generation Latinos prefer Spanish as their language of worship. When a group of young adults lingered after the Spanish service at the Carpenter’s House, their small talk was in English, not Spanish. “We grew up going to Spanish services,” said Abdiel Quiles, 28. “It just feels like home.” About 70 people attend the English service, while more than 200 fill the church for the Spanish one. There was one vivid contrast in the services: fervency. Unlike the relatively low-key English service, the Spanish worship ended with people crowded in the front, lifting their hands up high, reaching for tissue boxes as Mercado pressed his hands to foreheads and shouted prayers into a microphone. Regardless of language, Mercado said later, “We need to keep that Latin way of worship, that enthusiasm.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! CHICAGO – On Sundays at La Casa del Carpintero, or the Carpenter’s House, they’ve raised twin yellow banners for churchgoers that read “Welcome” and “Bienvenidos.” As a complement to the regular 11:30 a.m. Spanish service at the independent Pentecostal church, where they’ve worshipped Papi for years, there’s now a 9:30 a.m. English one where the faithful praise God the Father. While churches from every imaginable tradition have been adding Spanish services to meet the needs of new immigrants, an increasing number of Latino ethnic congregations are going the other way – starting English services. It’s an effort to meet the demands of second- and third-generation Hispanics, keep families together and reach non-Latinos. last_img read more


first_imgPupils from Niall Mor walking back to happiness!Killybegs children have proved they just LOVE to walk in all weathers!Pupils and teachers from Niall Mor National School in Killybegs celebrated St Valentine’s by holding a ‘Love to Walk to School Week’ from 10th to 14th February.Under the guidance of Green-Schools co-ordinator Geraldine McGuire the whole school community are working hard to travel to school in a sustainable way as part of their Green-Schools Travel programme. The aim of the walking week was to encourage more active travel to school instead of travelling in the car every day. This benefits the environment, the community’s health and makes the road outside the school much safer.Daily monitoring by the Green-Schools Committee has recorded a significant increase in walking, cycling and Park and Stride where families are parking the car further away from the school and walking part of the way.“We were delighted to see so many parents and children walking and cycling to school this week even in the snow and hail. A big thank you to all those that made such a fantastic effort” acknowledged Lisa McDaniel, Green-Schools Education Officer with An Taisce Green-Schools.  KILLYBEGS KIDS PROVE THEY LOVE TO WALK IN ALL WEATHERS! was last modified: February 12th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:KillybegsNiall MOr National Schoolwalkinglast_img read more

My Donegal… with footballer Darren O’Leary

first_imgDarren O’Leary is a Ballybofey man who very proud of his hometown and its people.The Cappry Rovers defender and Sean MacCumhaills footballer is a well-known figure in the Donegal sports scene.Here, he tells us what he thinks about his home county: My Donegal… with Darren O’LearyWhere is your favourite place in Donegal and why?Has to be Ardara, I spent all my summers there and still love going back to it any chance I can get.What do you think is Donegal’s best tourist attraction?Slieve League or Downings – great parts of the county.Do you prefer Donegal summers or Donegal winters?I love the both so can’t complain either way.What would you do on your ideal day out in Donegal?Relax with the kids and take them for a walk around Drumboe Woods Who is Donegal’s greatest ambassador around the world and why?There’s a few but I’m going with Jason Quigley. He is from Ballybofey and the things he has done for young people about the county to believe what you want to achieve.Who is Donegal’s most successful businessperson in your opinion?Tommy Gallen owns Villa Rose and Jackson’s Hotel. It takes something to run two hotels. He is a gentleman as well.Who is your favourite Donegal sportsperson of all time?Michael Murphy – the things he has done for Donegal. He is the best player the county has ever had.What is your favourite Donegal restaurant?Fara’s restaurant in Villa Rose.If you could change one thing about Donegal what would it be?The roads, some of the roads in Donegal are brutal paying big tax to drive on bad roads. What is your favourite Donegal saying or expression?What’s the crack?What is your favourite Donegal food?Fresh fish from KillybegsIs there anything that really annoys you about Donegal or its people?No I think Donegal have the best people in the country.Do you have a favourite local band?Rusty Strings. If you had a million euro to improve something in Donegal what would it be?Get the new Finn Harps ground built.Daniel O’Donnell or Packie Bonner?Packie Bonner. I am a sports person so has to be Packie.Is there anything about Donegal that you are very proud of?Yes the beaches and places to go about Donegal are something else.My Donegal… with footballer Darren O’Leary was last modified: January 6th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Cappry RoversDarren O’LearyMY DONEGALSean MacCumhaillslast_img read more

Tale of the Lion King Coming This Summer at Disney California Adventure

first_imgShare This!Are you excited about the live action version of Disney’s The Lion King which hits theaters this summer? Well, if you are and you’ll be visiting Disney California Adventure, I have a brand new show you’re going to want to make sure you don’t miss.Tale of the Lion King will be a theatrical, outdoor musical production that takes place on the Palisades Stage. The show will present the timeless tale and will include a cast of 18 performers called the Storytellers of the Pride Lands, which will include actors, singers, dancers and drummers. Enjoy the retelling of the story told in a contemporary style, weaving their tale through language, song and dance.But with such a visual show, it’s hard to envision just what we’ll see. Luckily, Disney has shared a great video that showcases what the Tale of the Lion King will entail. As you’ll be able to see in the concept art found in the video, this new show will feature fantastical costumes, animal motifs, and gorgeous art.Tale of the Lion King will take place for a limited time this summer, starting June 7.last_img read more